Quantcast

Latest Peanut allergy Stories

2013-03-15 10:51:33

New international study led by University of Michigan identified behaviors that could reduce anxiety, chances of allergic reactions Few situations can provoke more anxiety for people with peanut or tree-nut allergies than having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane and being unable to get help. But in a new study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology-In Practice, researchers found passengers who engaged in eight mitigating factors were less likely to...

Children More Likely To Develop Food Allergies Because Of Their Race
2013-02-24 07:22:29

[WATCH VIDEO: Cure for Peanut Allergy May Be... Peanuts] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Race and possibly genetics influence whether or not children will develop food-related allergies, researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have discovered in a new study. According to HealthDay News, the study focused on over 500 children who were making clinical visits at the age of two. Each youngster was skin-tested for three types of food allergens —...

Cure For Peanut Allergy May Be Sublingual Immunotherapy
2013-01-07 16:05:30

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Peanuts are one of the most common triggers of severe food-induced allergic reactions. In many instances, this reaction can even be fatal. Add to that recent studies showing that the overall prevalence of peanut allergies has been steadily on the rise, not to mention the fact that the danger of this allergy is magnified by the fact there is currently no clinical treatment for its sufferers short of strict dietary abstinence. A new...

Economic Status And Peanut Allergies Linked
2012-11-09 21:05:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Peanut allergy, an overreaction of the immune system, can cause extremely serious conditions, from swelling and irritation to anaphylactic shock or even death. The cause of this deadly allergy remains a mystery, but new research presented at American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting has linked higher rates of peanut allergy to families with higher economic status. Many are drawing the...

2012-10-25 04:01:27

Halloween can be especially challenging for the growing number of children with food allergies. To help make Halloween fun and safe for everyone this year, national charity Kids With Food Allergies Foundation (KFA) offers tips from its free educational resources. Doylestown, Pa. (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 Halloween can be especially challenging for the growing number of children with food allergies. Today, one in 12 children (up to 8 million overall) is affected by allergies to foods such as...

2012-08-03 01:21:16

TAU research identifies a protein group that may kick-start allergic reactions Allergies, or hypersensitivities of the immune system, are more common than ever before. According to the Asthma and Allergies Foundation of America, one in five Americans suffers from an allergy – from milder forms like hay fever to more severe instances, like peanut allergies which can lead to anaphylactic shock. While medications like antihistamines can treat the symptoms of an allergic reaction, the...

Kids In Cities Have More Food Allergies
2012-06-08 04:37:06

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Allergic to this. Allergic to that. Food allergy has become a serious and increasingly important health issue. About 5.9 million children under 18 report a dangerous food allergy, and allergic reactions can led to drop in blood pressure, trouble breathing, and throat swelling. A new study found that children who reside in urban areas tend to have a higher number of food allergies than those who live in rural areas. Specifically, children in big cities are more...

A New Option In Peanut Allergy Testing
2012-03-21 08:16:11

Researchers from the University of Melbourne and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute have found a way to better test for peanut allergies. This new method has proven to not only be more accurate, but also more convenient and cost effective than current tests. Parents who suspect that their child may be allergic to peanuts currently have three options for testing against this allergy: The first option is a blood test that measures the immune system´s response to peanuts. This requires...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
Related